on someone's side

Definition of on someone's side

  1. 1 :  supporting someone in his or her opinion, position, etc. Are you on my side or his? Whose side are you on, anyway?

  2. 2 :  as an advantage He is not a very tall basketball player, but he does have quickness on his side.

  3. 3 :  helping someone to succeed Luck seems to be on your side tonight. Time is on our side. We may well finish the project on time.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  some person :  somebody

  1. :  the right or left part of the wall or trunk of the body

    :  one of the halves of the animal body on either side of the median plane

    :  one longitudinal half of a hide

  1. :  situated on the side

    :  of or relating to the side

    :  directed toward or from the side

  1. :  to agree with :  support

    :  to be side by side with

    :  to set or put aside :  clear away

  1. :  swaggering or arrogant manner :  pretentiousness

Seen and Heard

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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